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3 String Bowed Lyre/Jouhikko

3 String Bowed Lyre/Jouhikko

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: spruce, horsehair, pine, fruitwood
  • Made to order
  • Favourited by: 114 people
  • Gift message available
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£12.00 shipping to United Kingdom
Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

Description

My order book has filled up this year, looking at 9-10 months waiting time at present

Built to order.

2018 model Bowed lyre

video here: https://youtu.be/05D2qn4-R74

German Spruce soundboard
Baltic spruce/pine body
Fruitwood pegs
Beech steam bent bow
Antique oak finish

Frame glued together from separate pieces. Pine backboard. Spruce top glued with animal glue. And whittled plum or cherry pegs.

Comes with Horsehair strings, bow and rosin, Box is a simple pine/plywood case finished in antique black, lined with Red, green or black velvet. (not offering custom case linings but you can send me other fabrics if you have your own choices)

Either traditional tuning:
commonly tuned : (left to right) e A d

The standard tuning is half a step lower which you can also use
http://www2.siba.fi/jouhikko/viritys.html


Alternatively f Bb d# with the central string the lowest pitch.

same pitch as Pekko Käppi on his youtube tutor video here:

http://youtu.be/vSnXV2jq85Y

Or can be tuned to D A D or D G D like Einar Selvik uses:

http://youtu.be/CvgMSZGnGrQ

alternative finishes, carved solid softwoods and special hardwoods available to special custom order, message me you requests and I can work out the pricing, timeframe and create a custom order through etsy

4 String Tagelharpa option available, similar design but 4 Strings d g d G tuning

www.michaeljking.com/bowed_lyres.htm

Please feel free to message me if you have any questions.
My order book has filled up this year, looking at 9-10 months waiting time at present

Built to order.

2018 model Bowed lyre

video here: https://youtu.be/05D2qn4-R74

German Spruce soundboard
Baltic spruce/pine body
Fruitwood pegs
Beech steam bent bow
Antique oak finish

Frame glued together from separate pieces. Pine backboard. Spruce top glued with animal glue. And whittled plum or cherry pegs.

Comes with Horsehair strings, bow and rosin, Box is a simple pine/plywood case finished in antique black, lined with Red, green or black velvet. (not offering custom case linings but you can send me other fabrics if you have your own choices)

Either traditional tuning:
commonly tuned : (left to right) e A d

The standard tuning is half a step lower which you can also use
http://www2.siba.fi/jouhikko/viritys.html


Alternatively f Bb d# with the central string the lowest pitch.

same pitch as Pekko Käppi on his youtube tutor video here:

http://youtu.be/vSnXV2jq85Y

Or can be tuned to D A D or D G D like Einar Selvik uses:

http://youtu.be/CvgMSZGnGrQ

alternative finishes, carved solid softwoods and special hardwoods available to special custom order, message me you requests and I can work out the pricing, timeframe and create a custom order through etsy

4 String Tagelharpa option available, similar design but 4 Strings d g d G tuning

www.michaeljking.com/bowed_lyres.htm

Please feel free to message me if you have any questions.

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Seller Details

Michael King
7 Silken Court
NUNEATON, Warwickshire CV11 5NN
United Kingdom

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